Van Buren County, Michigan Population 2020

Van Buren County, Michigan's estimated population is 75,346 with a growth rate of 0.11% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Van Buren County, Michigan is the 26th largest county in Michigan.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201875,4481020.14%
201775,346820.11%
201675,2642000.27%
201575,064-172-0.23%
201475,236-83-0.11%
201375,319190.03%
201275,300-631-0.83%
201175,931-216-0.28%
201076,1476,0878.69%
199070,0603,2464.86%
198066,81410,64118.94%
197056,1737,77816.07%
196048,3959,21123.51%
195039,1844,07311.60%
194035,1112,4747.58%
193032,6371,9226.26%
192030,715-2,470-7.44%
191033,185-89-0.27%
190033,2742,7338.95%
189030,541-266-0.86%
188030,8071,9786.86%
187028,82913,60589.37%
186015,2249,424162.48%
18505,8003,890203.66%
18401,9101,90538100.00%
183050.00%

How Many People Live in Van Buren County, Michigan?

75,346

Van Buren County, Michigan Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White64,67885.93%
Some Other Race3,4324.56%
Two or More Races3,3594.46%
Black or African American2,4963.32%
American Indian and Alaska Native7621.01%
Asian5120.68%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander330.04%

Van Buren County, Michigan Population Pyramid 2020

Van Buren County, Michigan Median Age

41.6


Total

40.7


Male

42.3


Female

Van Buren County, Michigan Adults

There are 57,401 adults, (12,833 of whom are seniors) in Van Buren County, Michigan.

Van Buren County, Michigan Age Dependency

68.9

Age Dependency Ratio

28.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Van Buren County, Michigan Sex Ratio

Female

37,843

50.28%

Male

37,429

49.72%

Van Buren County, Michigan Households and Families

Van Buren County, Michigan Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Van Buren County, Michigan Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87%13%
All77.3%22.7%
Non Family67.8%32.2%
Female63.4%36.6%
Male62.9%37.1%

77.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All29,0132.5577.3
Married15,3663.1187
Non Family9,0861.2367.8
Female3,1463.2763.4
Male1,4153.2362.9

3.05

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

6.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Van Buren County, Michigan Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,4994.87%
9th to 12th Grade4,0887.97%
High School Graduate16,35031.87%
Some College12,61024.58%
Associates Degree5,0219.79%
Bachelors Degree7,12313.88%
Graduate Degree3,6167.05%

Van Buren County, Michigan Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White44,19440,0559,975
Hispanic3,9732,222217
Other Race1,82889798
Black1,8061,371227
Multiple Races1,149942209
Native American36813515
Asian296221120
Islander3320

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 90.63%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 40.54%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,220$40,887$27,461
Less Than High School$19,788$22,350$13,646
High School Grad$28,370$34,803$22,219
Some College$34,473$42,539$27,167
Bachelors Degree$49,187$62,268$43,283
Graduate Degree$63,239$76,442$56,992

$34,220

Average Earnings

$40,887

Average Male

$27,461

Average Female

Van Buren County, Michigan Language

Van Buren County, Michigan Language by Age

Van Buren County, Michigan Language

90.81% of Van Buren County, Michigan residents speak only English, while 9.19% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.95% of the population.

Van Buren County, Michigan Poverty

Van Buren County, Michigan Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White60,5657,26211.99%
Hispanic8,4952,43528.66%
Black2,3661,12047.34%
Other3,4161,05630.91%
Multiple3,34672921.79%
Native74740053.55%
Asian50711222.09%
Islander331339.39%

15.46%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.17%

Male Poverty Rate

16.74%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Van Buren County, Michigan

The race most likely to be in poverty in Van Buren County, Michigan is Native, with 53.55% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Van Buren County, Michigan is White, with 11.99% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.09%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School26.99%
High School13.81%
Some College10.64%
Bachelors or Greater3.76%

Van Buren County, Michigan Income

Van Buren County, Michigan Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$52,351$68,533
Families$62,860$79,547
Married Families$72,631$89,744
Non Families$29,969$41,144

Van Buren County, Michigan Marital Status

Van Buren County, Michigan Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.4%

Male Marriage Rate

53.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Van Buren County, Michigan Married by Age and Sex

Van Buren County, Michigan Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Van Buren County, Michigan Marital Status by Race

Van Buren County, Michigan Veterans

4,832

Number of Veterans

4,505

Male Veterans

327

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,823
First Gulf War669
Second Gulf War536
Korea447
World War II124
Name Veterans % of Total
White4,5739.04%
Hispanic1773.51%
Black1215.95%
2 or More885.69%
Other351.46%
Indian154.01%

$Van Buren County, Michigan Veterans by Education

6.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.68%

Veteran Disability Rate

Van Buren County, Michigan Employment Status

61.1%

Labor Force Participation

57.3%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Van Buren County, Michigan Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

72.10%

Born in Michigan

95.24%

Native Born

4.76%

Foreign Born

3.04%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.24% of Van Buren County, Michigan residents were born in the United States, with 72.10% having been born in Michigan. 3.04% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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